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Fig. 3


Current distribution of the European LOFAR stations that have been built in Germany (5), France (1), Sweden (1) and the UK (1). The color scheme for the stations is the same as in Fig. 2. A sixth German station located near Hamburg (shown in yellow) has recently begun construction and is expected to be online by the end of 2013. Data from all international stations is routed through Amsterdam before transfer to CEP in Groningen, NL. For the German stations, data are first routed through Jülich before transfer on to Amsterdam (see Sect. 5).

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